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Apollo 11 Landing on a Soccer Field — Infographic

06 Feb

Relative Size of the Apollo 11 Landing Site

In July, 1969 man first set foot on the moon — a monumental task considering it was done with slide rules and machines with not even 1/10 the computing power that we carry in our pockets every day.  After traveling the 238,900 miles to the moon, just how much sight seeing did Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong do, however?  Today’s infographic helps put it in perspective, superimposing a map of the Apollo 11 landing site onto a soccer field.  [VIA]

Apollo 11 Landing

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2013 in Infographics

 

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